This book is designed for beginning and seasoned speech-language pathologists and others in regular and special education who work with students demonstrating oral and written language problems. The intent of this book is to provide a resource of excellence, a schema of good practice. Wherever you are in your practice you can use this book with a growing sensibility toward expertise. You may enter this book as a beginning clinician and move to a more advanced level, then move toward proficiency, to advanced proficient, and finally to expert. As you use the suggested goals and materials you will get more and more experience with the various language pathways, and with more practice your skills will become like second nature.